Faraba youths set another compound ablaze

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Angry youths of Faraba village in the wee hours of Wednesday morning went to compound of one Fa Touray Sanyang and set it on fire, The Point has been informed.

Mr. Sanyang our source in Faraba said was accused of being part of the village elders that sold the land to Julakay Sand Mining Company without consultation with the Village Development Committee (VDC) and other stakeholders.

A youth who spoke to our reporter in an interview urged the community of Faraba to be patient and allow the government to conduct investigation and do what is necessary with regard to the matter. “We cannot continue burning people’s compound,” he said.

Meanwhile, officials of The Gambia Armed Force (GAF) and that of the ECOMIG Force contingent in The Gambia on Wednesday morning made a visit to Faraba Bantan community.

Author: Momodou Jawo